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“George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis is deeply troubling and indefensible, the video revealing a startling lack of humanity by the police officers involved.  The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation, and rightly so. So much of law enforcement’s relationship with the community is built upon trust.  We trust the members of our community …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Pemberton Township man and his girlfriend have been charged with possessing illegal explosives after two pipe bombs were discovered during the execution of search warrants at their home and the residence of an acquaintance in Southampton. William Heath, 47, and Ashley Sprague, 32, of the 600 block …

  Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that an employee of the Burlington County Medical Examiner’s Office has been charged with stealing credit cards from a deceased woman and purchasing nearly $7,500 in home improvement supplies, electronics, airline tickets and other items. Willie Garcon, 49, of the 1200 block of New York Avenue in Brooklyn, …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a $5,000 reward has been posted in an effort to gain the public’s help in solving the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in Palmyra late last year. The homicide was committed at a house party in the 500 block of West 5th Street on October 11, 2019. Jonte …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Acting Police Chief David King announced that a Medford Township man has been charged with fatally shooting a 64-year-old Pemberton Township resident earlier this year outside of the victim’s home. Tristan Majeed, 50, of the 300 block of Haynes Run, was charged with Murder, Possession of a …

 Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Pemberton Township Acting Police Chief David King announced that two drug dealers have been charged with causing the fatal overdose of a Pemberton Township woman to whom they sold fentanyl last summer. Antoine Crawley, 34, of Lemmon Avenue in Pemberton Township, and Danielle Knight, 41, of Wrightstown Sykesville Road …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that the Burlington County Operation Helping Hand program has been re-initiated and over the next four months will make certified recovery specialists available around the clock to those who are struggling with substance use. The program offers assistance to substance users who have just been reversed from an overdose, …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 64-year-old Maple Shade man pled guilty today in Superior Court to shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle last year. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, William D. Stroemel, of Fifth Avenue, pled guilty to Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree) and …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Kinamo Lomon announced that a 19-year-old Willingboro resident has been arrested for firing a handgun into a group of people earlier this month in the Rittenhouse Park section of the township, striking a man in the leg. Nasir Hickson, of the first block of …

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that a 33-year-old man working as a caregiver in a Southampton home has been arrested for sexually assaulting a severely developmentally impaired girl under his care. Edmondo DiPaolo, of the 100 block of Daniels Avenue in Pemberton Township, was charged with …